About Marie (Staff Writer)

Marie at Family Money Values wants to help families understand the potential consequences of wealth. She encourages visitors to take the long view and pull all family generations together to nourish the family legacy and wealth.

Revenge Spending and Other Married Money Tricks

The author of Kiplinger article ‘How Money Is Used as a Weapon in Relationships’ says: “Money is among the most powerful weapons of control in a relationship.” Money and control in a relationship is a complex and powerful topic. Yet newlyweds as well as long time married folks may not even be aware of some of the … … Continue reading

7 Ways Preparing for Emergency Survival can be Green

I’ve recently been reading up on survival preparedness in case of a loss of power for lengthy periods of time. Residents of developed nations are dismally dependent on electricity to make it through their days. Without power, nothing works – for most of us – no lights, no heat, no air conditioning, no entertainment, possibly no … … Continue reading

Is Self-Sufficiency Possible in the 21st Century?

It wasn’t so very long ago that most North Americans were self-sufficient. Many families remember a time, not too far gone, when their ancestors lived in a rural community without the benefit of electricity, running water, indoor plumbing, central heat or air conditioning. Instead they had a well, an outhouse, a wood burning stove for heat … … Continue reading